Brands under scrutiny over Chinese knitwear quality ?Twenty per cent of woollen sweaters tested recently by officials in China have been found to contain harmful chemicals and/or discrepancies over the raw material content.
Guildford Mills acquired by fabric specialist Guilford Mills, a manufacturer of flat, warp and weft knitted fabrics for the automotive and technical textile sectors has been acquired by Lear Corporation.
Warp knits: it?s all cosmetic A new range of warp knitted fabrics are said to offer the wearer a range of benefits such as skin revitalisation, similar to those benefits gained from using certain cosmetic products.
New China plant for European machine builder A European machine builder has opened a new plant in Suzhou near Shanghai to cope with increased production capacity for some of its specialised knitting machines.
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